Women In Business Archives

Nicholle Harris: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Nicholle Harris

Nicholle Harris, partner, Gust Rosenfeld Harris represents municipalities across Arizona in various legal issues. She serves on Gust Rosenfeld’s Diversity Committee and was recently named a Top Minority Business Leader by Az Business magazine. Advice: “Remain flexible because the client issues you deal with vary from day to day. Don’t shy away from unchartered territory. I’ve expanded… Read More →

Molly Greene: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Molly Greene

Molly Greene, senior director for state government relations, SRP Greene has worked in public policy for more than 25 years and oversees chambers of commerce engagements, state and local government relations and SRP’s role in providing input and information on the political front. Advice: “Listen carefully and ask questions. If you are an expert in a… Read More →

Sharon Grambow: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Sharon Grambow

Sharon Grambow, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Sun Health Grambow is responsible for Sun Health’s organizational strategy for senior living, as well as the overall management of Sun Health Senior Living’s three Life Care communities — Grandview Terrace, La Loma Village and The Colonnade, and its nearly 600 employees. Advice: “Don’t create self-limiting barriers to… Read More →

Karen S. Gaylord: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Karen S. Gaylord

Karen S. Gaylord, partner, Jennings, Haug & Cunningham Gaylord has been recognized as one of Arizona’s top environmental lawyers by her peers, clients and the business community. Municipalities, water providers, businesses and individuals rely on her to counsel them on environmental and natural resources matters related to their business operations and new developments. Gaylord is also… Read More →

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce names ATHENA finalists

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The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 women chosen as finalists for its ATHENA Awards as it continues its 29-year tradition of recognizing outstanding Valley businesswomen. The ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award recognizes a woman in the public and private sector, in addition to highlighting an upcoming leader in the Valley as an… Read More →

Kate Gallego: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Kate Gallego

Kate Gallego, vice mayor, City of Phoenix Gallego, an advocate for infrastructure investment, chaired the campaign to pass Proposition 104, Phoenix’s 50-year transportation plan. Advice: “Negotiate your salary. I was proud to lead the effort to pass the Equal Pay Ordinance at the Phoenix City Council, which works toward closing the pay gap between men and women.… Read More →

Roxann Gallagher: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Roxann Gallagher

Roxann Gallagher, attorney, Sacks Tierney P.A. Gallagher’s practice focuses on business and finance, public finance and Indian law, with an emphasis on economic development. She is board chair for Native American Connections. Advice: “Take advantage of the gifts that most women innately possess … including the ability to think strategically, work collaboratively, focus on minute details without… Read More →

Ruth Engle: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Ruth Engle

Ruth Engle, executive vice president and CFO, Troon Golf Engle joined Troon Golf after serving as vice president and controller of the aerospace division of Honeywell International. During her time at Honeywell, she also held vice president and CFO positions over three leading divisions. Advice: “Rising through the ranks as a female within a male dominated industry has… Read More →

Jaime R. Daddona: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Jaime R. Daddona

Jaime R. Daddona, partner, Squire Patton Boggs Daddona’s practice focuses on corporate matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, securities offerings and compliance, and corporate governance. She is also active in community and charitable organizations and is a director of My Help Button, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention. Advice: “Work harder and smarter… Read More →

ACG Arizona will spotlight prominent women

Nicole Stanton

“A Celebration of Leadership” will be the theme at the Association for Corporate Growth-Arizona Chapter Breakfast on September 13, with a spotlight on some of the Valley’s most prominent women in leadership positions. “A Celebration of Leadership,” featuring the Women in Leadership Panel, will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort Grand Ballroom. The event’s keynote presentation… Read More →

Roopali Desai: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Roopali Desai

Roopali Desai, partner, Coppersmith Brockelman Desai is among the state’s top election and government law attorneys, as well as a sought-after commercial litigator. Advice: “Even if you are not sure of yourself or have doubts about your abilities, take a risk because you will inevitably surprise yourself and those around you, and it will lead to… Read More →

Kami Cothrun: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Kami Cothrun

Kami Cothrun, founder, Pieceful Solutions Cothrun is the founder of Pieceful Solutions schools, which opened in 2008 to offer children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental delays a comprehensive program from kindergarten through 12th grade. Advice: “Never give up. I’m a believer in the saying, ‘Where there is a will, there is a way.’ No matter what… Read More →

Christina Burroughs: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Christina Burroughs

Christina Burroughs, managing partner at MRA Associates Burroughs leads the private client practice at MRA Associates. Delivering excellence with passion, the team serves families’ best interests through sophisticated wealth planning. Advice: “Align yourself with an organization whose unwavering objective is to serve clients’ interests above everything else. Pay attention to those who have gone before, and help… Read More →

Margery Brown: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Margery Brown

Margery Brown, chief operating officer, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Brown is COO of GPEC and executive director of the Partnership for Economic Innovation, the organization responsible for positioning Greater Phoenix as a global hub for innovation. Brown serves as the chairman of the board for the Arizona Health Facilities Authority, and is on the boards… Read More →